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FSU’s Jim Moran School of Entrepreneurship to become the nation’s first stand-alone college of entrepreneurship

Florida State University’s Jim Moran School of Entrepreneurship will become the university’s newest college. The Friday, Nov. 1 announcement by the Board of Trustees marks the success of the Jim Moran School since its inception in 2017. After the unanimous vote, the Jim Moran College of Entrepreneurship will become the …

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Top startup events in South Africa, Africa you should know about this week [1/12/2019]

his year’s Cape Town Startup Week (CTSUW) kicks off on Tuesday (3 December) and will run until next Thursday (5 December) with 16 confirmed events (see this story). The biggest event in Johannesburg this week is undoubtedly the Seedstars Africa Summit which takes place on Thursday (5 December). Elsewhere on the …

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The First Self-Made Female Millionaire Built A Business Empire In Cosmetics In 1900s By Pioneering A Sales Strategy Still In Use Today

was a legend of her time. She was an innovator, a pioneer, entrepreneur and a philanthropist and the first female millionaire in the US in 1924, with net worth of $14 million. Annie built an empire of 75,000 sales agents globally and had established 32 beauty schools around the country. …

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BOOSTING AND HONORING ENTREPRENEURSHIP

AFRICAN AMERICAN ENTREPRENEURS ASSOCIATION IS HELPING BUSINESSES IN VOLUSIA AND FLAGLER COUNTIES EXCEL. DUANE C. FERNANDEZ SR./HARDNOTTSPHOTOGRAPHY.COMLeslie Giscombe, founder and CEO of the African American Entrepreneurs Association, addresses the crowd at Monday night’s gala. BY ANDREAS BUTLERDAYTONA TIMES The African American Entrepreneurs Association (AAEA) is making strides in Volusia and Flagler …

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Amazon Launches Africa’s First Virtual B2B Technology Business Accelerator

Joburg-based tech accelerator Sw7 and Amazon Web Services (AWS) have partnered to launch a virtual B2B technology business accelerator which they claim to be Africa’s first. The two organizations said in a joint statement yesterday that the accelerator will assist founders of B2B and software-as-a-service (SaaS) technology businesses to scale using AWS …

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Tony Elumelu Foundation to open applications for the 2020 TEF Entrepreneurship Programme Jan 1

The Tony Elumelu Foundation(TEF) —Africa’s leading philanthropy dedicated to empowering African entrepreneurs—will begin accepting applications for the 2020 cohort of the TEF Entrepreneurship Programme, on January 1, 2020. Applications are made through TEFConnect, the digital networking hub for the African entrepreneurship ecosystem, created by the Foundation. The TEF Entrepreneurship Programme …

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Egg Man scoops young entrepreneurs’ top prize

Tebogo Mathe has won the 2019 SME Toolkit BUSINESS/PARTNERS Business Plan Competition for Aspiring Young Entrepreneurs after beating 1,000 other entrants. The 32-year-old businessman who distributes eggs across the country won a R20,000 mentorship voucher, R30,000 in seed capital and various other sponsored prizes on Tuesday. The competition sees thousands …

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J&B encourages South Africans to support local entrepreneurship

Local small businesses contribute positively to the growth of the country’s economy, yet only three out of 10 have a chance to survive. To address this challenge, J&B is encouraging consumers, communities and large enterprises to take active steps to support small businesses. In October 2019, Stats SA announced that …

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